Valantis Fyndanis

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Room HW 412
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

My research focuses on the investigation of (morpho)syntactic and cognitive abilities of monolingual and bi-/multilingual healthy and neurologically impaired individuals (in particular, persons with aphasia, Alzheimer’s disease, and Multiple Sclerosis). 

Courses taught

  • Aphasia and Adult Neurogenic Disorders (Master's course – Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus,  New York, USA)
  • Advanced Neuroanatomy (Master's course – Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus,  New York, USA)
  • The Impact of Bilingualism/Multilingualism on Cognitive and Language Abilities (Master’s course – Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway)
  • Psycholinguistics (undergraduate course – Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Ioannina, Greece)
  • Neurolinguistics (undergraduate course – Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Ioannina, Greece)
  • General Linguistics (undergraduate course – Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Ioannina, Greece)
  • Phonological development and disorders (undergraduate course – Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Ioannina, Greece)
  • Modern Greek (Department of foreign literatures, comparative literature and cultural studies, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy)

Background

I hold a PhD in Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). Currently, I am Researcher at MultiLing (University of Oslo) and Assistant Professor in Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Cyprus University of Technology. Prior to my current appointments, I held an Associate Professor position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus), a postdoctoral research fellow position at MultiLing (University of Oslo), a Marie Curie (postdoctoral) fellow position in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Potsdam, as well as research and teaching positions in Greece and in Italy.

Published Sep. 4, 2019 9:13 AM - Last modified Sep. 24, 2020 11:47 AM